Job Opportunities

Are you interested in working with The Maine Children’s Home to build and strengthen families and their children?

We have many experienced and dedicated staff members who have a tremendous passion for helping children and their families and as the agency continues to grow, we’re interested in hearing from people who share that passion.

Job openings will be posted here as they become available, but you can always email your qualifications to Diana Rafuse at drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.

Current job openings

The Children’s PlaceChildren's Place logo has openings for 3 full-time Assistant Teachers in our program. We need energetic, innovative, motivated individuals passionate about teaching young children. We need creative thinkers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of children and their families! 

Some of your responsibilities will include assisting the Lead Teacher with management and supervision of children in your classroom and interacting with other staff, volunteers, therapists, and parents/caregivers. You may also occasionally “float” to other classrooms which provides you opportunities to learn about working with children in a variety of age groups. You will assist with the lesson planning and its implementation and work with the Lead Teacher to maintain the safety and well-being of the children in the classroom.  There are opportunities to continue your education and you will regularly participate in relevant training programs.

Our teachers work as a cohesive team assisting one another as needed. We are respectful of each other and of the children and families we serve. We spend time both inside and outside with the children, so be aware that you will need to be comfortable working in different environments and weather conditions.

Requirements
Ideally, the Assistant Teacher will have an Associate’s Degree in early childhood education or child development and will have at least one year of experience in an early care and education setting. We will also consider applicants based on relevant work experience! You must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must be at least 18 years of age.

Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package offering competitive wages, health & dental insurance, company-paid life insurance, and a 403-b retirement plan. We provide 12 paid holidays, 2 weeks’ vacation, paid sick leave and personal time. We also offer tuition assistance and other resources to help achieve your professional and educational goals.

E-mail your resume and cover letter to: drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org

Turner Family Counseling Center logo

Clinician Description
The Turner Family Counseling Center has an opening for a Full-time clinician to provide outpatient therapy to children and families. Our environment is warm, friendly and supportive and we are seeking an individual not only with experience and a strong desire to work with young children and their families but who also enjoys working with professionals sharing the same passion. We offer an exciting opportunity for on-site play therapy training under our agreement with the Association for Play Therapy as an Approved Provider of Play Therapy training. We also support our counselors in advancing their skills and abilities in trauma-focused treatment approaches, and we are continually seeking grant opportunities and other resources to support our counselors in advancing their skills, experience, and expertise to offer the most effective treatment possible. 

This is an opportunity to work in a positive, professional environment, committed to excellent support services for children and families in our community. The Turner Family Counseling Center is a program of The Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers.  We are a welcoming workplace where clinicians have flexibility in their work schedule and can design their own schedules according to the needs of their clients as well as their own personal needs.  Compensation is based on our SalaryPlus program which includes a built-in bonus system. 

Requirements
At least 2 years of experience in professional counseling with children and families. Experience in working with young children is desired as well as a personal interest in increasing skills in play therapy, and other evidenced-based models of treatment, including trauma-focused approaches.

Benefits
Competitive compensation package including Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Time,  health insurance, dental insurance, incentives, company paid life and disability, and an opportunity to participate in a 403b retirement plan.

Education
Fully Licensed LCSW or LCPC required. Email your resume and cover letter to: drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org